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Dr. Nance Dicciani

2015 Speaker

DR. NANCE DICCIANI is the founder, president and CE of TRM Vital Signs, LLC. She has over 30 years of experience in the chemicals and materials industry, including significant positions of leadership in business, business development, international operations, manufacturing, research and development and engineering. From 2001 until 2008, Dicciani was the president and CEO of Specialty Materials, a $5 billion strategic business group of Honeywell. She currently serves on the boards of directors of Praxair, Inc, Halliburton, LyondellBasell and AgroFresh Solutions. Dicciani also serves on the board of trustees of Villanova University, the advisory board of the Drexel University Center of Corporate Governance and the University Research Association in Washington D.C. In 2006, she was appointed by President George W. Bush to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Dicciani has been named twice as one of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes magazine. Dicciani earned a B.S. in chemical engineering from Villanova University, and an M.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia. She also earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Dicciani has received distinguished alumni awards from both Villanova University and the University of Virginia.